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Severe Weather Possible This Afternoon and Evening

NWS Wakefield has issued guidance that the Hampton Roads area could experience severe weather this afternoon (Aug. 11) into this evening (Courtesy of NWS Wakefield)

REGIONAL — The National Weather Service in Wakefield, Va. (NWS Wakefield) has advised that the local area could experience severe weather this afternoon (Aug. 11) into the evening.

Between 3-10 p.m., central and eastern Virginia (including the Historic Triangle) up through lower Maryland could experience severe weather. This may include scattered to severe thunderstorms and localized, damaging wind gusts.

Damaging wind may be around 50-60 mph, which could down trees, powerlines, and cause power outages across the region.

The area may also experience brief and heavy rainfall, which may cause minor flooding in urban areas and those areas with poor drainage.

The current risk for the Historic Triangle is marginal.

WYDaily will continue to keep you up-to-date as more information becomes available. 

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